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Cobalt Violet · 2W ago

Happy Holi ~ Spring and the Triumph of Good Over Evil

In a conflict between the heart and the brain,follow your heart.~Swami VivekanandaHoli Festival of Colors 2017Whittier Narrows, El MonteThe year began with a bang. The Women's Mar
Cobalt Violet · 1M ago

The Little Maasai Girl ~ Choosing a Subject and Reference from the Past

“Through all the world there goes one long cry from the heart of the artist: Give me a chance to do my best. ” ~Karen BlixenBabette's Feast & Other Anecdotes of Destiny
Cobalt Violet · 1M ago

National Museum of Women in Art

What would life be without art? Science prolongs life.To consist of what-eating, drinking, and sleeping?What is the good of living longerif it only a matter of satisfying the requirements that sustain life?All this is nothing with out the charm of ar...
Cobalt Violet · 1M ago

Monuments to America at Night ~ D.C. and Philadelphia

Every great dream begins with a dreamer.Always remember,you have within you the strength,t...
Cobalt Violet · 2M ago

Women's March on Washington

We are mothers. We are caregivers. We are artists. We are activists. We are entrepreneurs,...
Cobalt Violet · 3M ago

Beautiful Artist, Beautiful Gift

I believe we all have gifts, some hidden ... and some not so hidden. But then, there are people like Sarah, with a gift that we all get to be moved by, enjoy, revel in, and be taken to anoth...
Cobalt Violet · 3M ago

Goodbye 2016 ~Descanso Gardens ~ Enchanted Forest of Light and 2016 Goodbyes

I don't want my life to imitate art, I want my life to be art.~Carrie FisherDescanso GardensEnchanted Forest of LightLa Cañada Flintridge, Californiathrough January 8thIt's New Years Eve, and it was a tough year for a lot of people. There was a lot o...
Cobalt Violet · 4M ago

Christmastime in Los Angeles ~ Rodeo Drive and Pasadena

Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.~Hamilton Wright MabieLast week I met my Lauren over on Canon Drive in Beverly Hills, for happy hour. Yes, there's even happy hour in Beverly Hills, at Wolfgang's Steakhouse....
Cobalt Violet · 4M ago

San Diego and Julian at Christmas!

Yes, it's Christmastime but I was also heading down to San Diego to celebrate my birthday....
Cobalt Violet · 4M ago

Memory Creating the Self ~ Experiential Memory

Life is a balance between holding on and letting go.~Rumi2/4/2015 7 3/4" x 5 3/4"450.00Yet another post about my solo show! (I did mention there were 33 pieces in all.)There were 15 works in the "Experiential Memory" group of paintings. Some I've alr...